1. SECTION I Introduction to Yoga Posture Adjustments and Assisting    1
    • Getting Started    3
      • Language and Terms Used in this Book    4
      • Adjusting and Assisting Tips    12
  2. SECTION II Posture Adjustments and Assisting    19
    • Standing Postures    21
      • Mountain    22
      • Arching Mountain    24
      • Tree    26
      • Chair    28
      • Eagle    30
      • Standing Leg Extension (Front and Side)    32
      • Warrior One    34
      • Warrior Two-Option 1 Arm Stretch    36
      • Warrior Two-Option 2 Hip Opening    38
      • Warrior Two-Option 3 Knee Alignment    40
      • Triangle-Option 1 General Pose    42
      • Triangle-Option 2 Push Pull    44
      • Triangle-Option 3 Turning the Neck    46
      • Standing Forward Bend-Option 1 Back Pressure    48
      • Standing Forward Bend-Option 2 Body Sandwich    50
      • Dancer    52
      • Half Moon One-Option 1 Sideways Stretch    54
      • Half Moon One-Option 2 Arm Pull    56
      • Half Moon Two    58
      • High Runner's Lunge    60
      • Pyramid    62
      • Standing Yoga Mudra- Option 1 Shoulder Squeeze    64
      • Standing Yoga Mudra- Option 2 Arm Stretch    66
      • Extended Angle-Option 1 General Pose    68
      • Extended Angle-Option 2 Torso Twist    70
      • Warrior Three    72
      • Standing Split-Option 1 Leg Lift    74
      • Standing Split-Option 2 Body Sandwich    76
    • Seated Forward Fold and Hip Postures    79
      • Seated Forward Fold-Props    80
      • Seated Forward Fold-Option 1 Rib Cage Lift and Press    82
      • Seated Forward Fold-Option 2 Sacrum Tilt    84
      • Seated Forward Fold-Option 3 Light Pressure    86
      • Seated Forward Fold-Option 4 Deep Pressure Using Torso and Hand    88
      • Seated Forward Fold-Option 5 Back-to-Back    90
      • Child-Option 1 Sacrum Press    92
      • Child-Option 2 Sacrum Press with Arm Stretch    94
      • Head to Knee Fold    96
      • Half Hero Fold    98
      • Cobbler    100
      • Seated Wide Spread Fold    102
    • Other Hip and Leg Postures    105
      • Hero    106
      • Heron    108
      • Leg Cradle    110
      • Squat    112
      • Downward Dog-Option 1 Sacrum Press    114
      • Downward Dog-Option 2 Leg Pull    116
      • Downward Dog-Option 3 Heel Press    118
      • Pigeon Preparation-Option 1 Sacrum Press    120
      • Pigeon Preparation-Option 2 Leg Pull    122
      • Pigeon Preparation-Option 3 Diagonal Press    124
      • Reclining Knee to Chest    126
      • Reclining Both Knees to Chest    128
      • Reclining Straight Leg Stretch    130
    • Arm and Abdominal Postures    133
      • High Plank to Low Plank    134
      • Side Plank    136
      • Upward Plank-Option 1 Support from Underneath    138
      • Upward Plank-Option 2 Lift from Above    140
      • Crow    142
      • Side Crow    144
      • Boat    146
      • Cow Face Arm Stretch    148
    • Twisting (Revolving) Postures    151
      • Seated Twist (Beginner Version)    152
      • Seated Twist (Advanced Version)    154
      • Chair Twist    156
      • Revolving Extended Angle Pose    158
      • Revolving Triangle    160
      • Revolving Half Moon Two    162
      • Revolving Head to Knee Fold    164
      • Reclining Twist-Option 1 Diagonal Press    166
      • Reclining Twist-Option 2 Hip Pressure    168
      • Reclining Twist-Option 3 Arm Pull    170
    • Back Bending Postures (Supine/Face-Up)    173
      • Table Top-Option 1 Support from Underneath    174
      • Table Top-Option 2 Pelvic Lift from Above    176
      • Bridge Formation    178
      • Camel-Option 1 Chest Lift    180
      • Camel-Option 2 Foot Push 182
      • Fish    184
      • Wheel-Option 1 Holding Teacher's Ankles    186
      • Wheel-Option 2 Two People Assisting    188
    • Back Bending Postures (Prone/Face-Down)    191
      • Cat Stretch    192
      • Half Locust    194
      • Cobra    196
      • Snake    198
      • Upward Dog    200
      • Bow    202
    • Inverted Postures    205
      • Plow-Option 1 Beginner Variation    206
      • Plow-Option 2 Pelvic Lift    208
      • Shoulder Stand    210
      • Forearm Stand    212
      • Handstand-Option 1 Kicking onto the Wall    214
      • Handstand-Option 2 Two People Spotting    216
      • Headstand Preparation (Tripod)    218
      • Headstand (Supported)    220
      • Inversions-Balancing with the Fist Squeeze    222
      • "Floating" into Headstand    224
      • Tips for Performing Inverted Postures    226
    • Sun Salutation Assisting Sequence    229
  3. Section III Candid Replies to Questions You Were Hesitant to Ask    235
    • Replies to Questions From Yoga Teachers    237
    • Replies to Questions From Yoga Students    245
  4. About the Author    251